One of the benefits of military life is the unique experience to travel and explore the world. Service members may benefit from numerous resources that assist them in their travels and expeditions. Here is a sampling of services.
Your local Information, Tickets and Travel office is your key to living military life to the fullest without emptying your wallet. ITT is a resource that gives you access to:
ITT personnel are certified travel agents. They can save you time and money by figuring out the details for your trip. Whether you’re destined for Vegas or a Disney theme park, the staff can get you there at the best rate. Or check out your branch’s ITT services at:
American Forces TravelSM is a the online version of the installation ITT office and your one-stop travel booking site. It allows you to book your next trip online, which funds current and future morale, welfare and recreation services.
No need to travel far to check out these great off-installation adventures:
Military families are eligible to use military recreation lodging around the world, ranging from cottages on the beach to world-class resorts or recreation lodging facilities. You may have more options than you realize — and you could save a little money — by choosing military recreational lodging.
Examples of military recreation lodging include the following Armed Forces Recreation Center resorts available around the world:
A few things to keep in mind as you make your military recreation lodging reservations:
MWR offers camping and glamping opportunities across the states. View the Best Kept Secrets: Joint Services Campgrounds and Facilities guide to choose your next relaxing destination. Each campground offers different activities, accommodations and amenities. You can rent recreational vehicle pads, pop-up camper sites, tents, yurts or even fully furnished cabins or hotels.
Check out these other resources while you are researching your vacation plans:
Space-Available flights, also known as Space-A travel, are a great resource for military families to fly at no or very low costs. Learn more through Military OneSource and the Air Mobility Command travel page and check out your options.
If Space-A travel isn’t right for your plans, take advantage of Transportation Security Administration PreCheck® to expedite your time at the airport when flying commercial. Simply use your Department of Defense ID as your known traveler number.